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If you're someone who struggles with getting a good night's sleep, you may have already tried various remedies to improve your sleep quality. From sleeping pills to meditation, there are many options out there, but have you ever tried PEMF therapy? It basically uses a range of frequencies to help you fall asleep. If you’re confused, don’t worry, because we’ll cover PEMF therapy in more detail, and help you to understand the best frequency ranges required for you to have a good night’s sleep.
Firstly, let’s cover the definition of PEMF. PEMF stands for Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy. It is a non-invasive treatment that uses low-frequency electromagnetic waves to improve cellular function and promote health and well-being. The therapy has been in use for decades and has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of conditions, including sleep disorders.
PEMF therapy works by delivering electromagnetic waves to the body at a specific frequency and intensity. These waves penetrate the body's tissues and cells, creating a magnetic field that stimulates cellular activity. The therapy is thought to work by improving circulation, reducing inflammation, and promoting the production of new cells.
PEMF therapy works by sending low-frequency electromagnetic waves through the body's tissues, which can help to stimulate and heal cells. These waves can also help to improve the body's natural sleep-wake cycle. PEMF therapy can specifically target brain frequencies that interrupt sleep wave patterns, a process referred to as neuro-entrainment. This helps synchronize the external frequencies of the PEMF device with the internal frequencies of the brain, resulting in a more restful and restorative sleep.
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. PEMF therapy has been shown to decrease the symptoms of insomnia quickly and efficiently. In a study presented by PEMF Advisor, 100% of patients experienced some degree of relief and sleep improvement with PEMF therapy. Most of them experienced dramatic improvement. PEMF therapy does all of this in a completely natural way, making it a safe and effective alternative to prescription sleep aids.
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes a person to stop breathing repeatedly during sleep. PEMF therapy can be used to treat sleep apnea by stimulating the muscles in the throat and reducing inflammation in the airways. This can help to keep the airways open and reduce the severity of sleep apnea symptoms. In a study by PubMed, PEMF therapy was found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of sleep apnea in patients with mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea.
In this section, we will explore the various PEMF frequencies and how each one has an impact on sleep. We’ll cover four:
The Delta frequency range is between 0.5Hz to 4Hz. This frequency range is associated with deep sleep and is believed to be the most restorative stage of sleep. PEMF therapy in the Delta frequency range has been found to promote deep sleep and help reduce insomnia.
The Theta frequency range is between 4Hz to 8Hz. This frequency range is associated with light sleep and is believed to be the stage of sleep where dreams occur. PEMF therapy in the Theta frequency range has been found to promote relaxation, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep quality.
The Alpha frequency range is between 8Hz to 14Hz. This frequency range is associated with a relaxed but awake state. PEMF therapy in the Alpha frequency range has been found to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality.
The Beta frequency range is between 14Hz to 30Hz. This frequency range is associated with an awake and alert state. PEMF therapy in the Beta frequency range has been found to promote alertness and reduce drowsiness during the day. However, PEMF therapy in the Beta frequency range should be avoided before bedtime as it can interfere with sleep.
We recommend the OMI PEMF Mat for sleep because it’s super-customisable, easy to use, but most importantly it’s adjustable. This is a game changer because when using a PEMF for sleep, it is recommended to start with a low frequency setting, such as 1-10 Hz, and gradually increase the frequency until you find a setting that works best for you. This is significantly easier with the OMI PEMF device than it is with a lot of other PEMF devices on the market. We suggest you to use the OMI PEMF Mat for at least 20-30 minutes before going to bed, and to use it consistently for several weeks to see the best results.
PEMF therapy is a useful tool for improving sleep quality and treating sleep disorders. Research has shown that the use of PEMF therapy can improve brain waves, and that the optimal frequency range for deep sleep is between 0.5 and 4Hz (and lightly higher for lighter sleep!). Hence, this device can help individuals fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. We think that the OMI PEMF mat is the optimal device here because its adjustable frequency range ensures it will foster the best environment for you to have a pleasant sleep!